Tag: James Hayes

Posted in Agatha Christie Donmar Warehouse Mike Bartlett National Theatre Old Vic Theatre West End

Plays update for March

So much play casting news! Mike Bartlett’s political comedy The 47th opens at the Old Vic on…

Posted in Digital Henrik Ibsen Ivo van Hove National Theatre News Shakespeare Theatre

News: One year of National Theatre at Home – New titles added

Ahead of National Theatre at Home’s one year anniversary on 1 December, the National Theatre has today announced the…

Posted in TV Waking the Dead

TV Review: Waking the Dead Series 1

Turning my lockdown TV watching attention to the BBC’s Waking the Dead, a show I remember fondly…

Posted in Musicals Shakespeare Theatre Theatre review

Review: Kiss Me, Kate, London Coliseum

Opera North’s production does nothing to address the inherent problems of Kiss Me, Kate and thus feels…

Posted in Alan Ayckbourn Alan Bennett David Hare Digital Eugene O'Neill George Bernard Shaw Harold Pinter Howard Brenton Michael Frayn Musicals National Theatre Noël Coward Peter Shaffer Shakespeare Stephen Sondheim Tennessee Williams Theatre Tom Stoppard Tony Kushner

Review: National Theatre – Fifty Years on Stage

“We’ve got two hours to show the vast range of work the National has done over the…

Posted in National Theatre Theatre

Review: Liolà, National Theatre

“This is a potato party”  Expectations are a funny thing. Luigi Pirandello’s reputation as one of our…

Posted in National Theatre Theatre

Review: The Captain of Köpenick, National Theatre

“Laws are like sausages, it’s better not to see them being made” ‘Released after fifteen years in…

Posted in Jermyn Street Theatre Samuel Beckett Theatre

Review: All That Fall, Jermyn Street Theatre

“I’m left-handed on top of everything else!” It is not surprising that the Jermyn Street Theatre’s production…

Posted in Brian Friel Donmar Warehouse Theatre

Review: Philadelphia, Here I Come! Donmar Warehouse

“Just because he doesn’t say much doesn’t mean that he hasn’t feelings like the rest of us”…